Murderface relative on 1925 Drexel rifle team

1925 Drexel women's rifle team

I found this on them there Internets yesterday, and it’s *great* – the 1925 Drexel women’s rifle team. I immediately thought that woman second from the right looked like Murderface; I put this together so you can decide for yourself. Rifle teams are pretty metal, so it just might be…


This! This is what I want to do!

I have an office in our house at home. It’s small, does not have a window, and is on the top floor of our house so the ceiling is sloped on one side because of the roof. Space is limited, and right now that limited space is mostly taken up by a far-too-large desk for my computer, and a janky, dusty, horrid love seat that my wife bought at a garage sale for a nickle and some seashells many, many years ago. I’ve wanted to do something about that office for a long time; the room geometry makes picking new furniture difficult – so I’ve been giving a lot of consideration to trying my hand at building some custom things to go in there.

THIS! This is what I want! There’s no way it could be this big, but the concept of big, cooshy seating with lots of integrated, built-in storage is *exactly* what I want for that room. I’ve even envisioned a seating area built up against the sloped ceiling, which would then be able to use the empty space behind the seating area for storage – *much* like this.


The Greatest Snack Food Stadium Ever Built |

Only the fattest country in the world could be entrusted with the brain power necessary to make something this fantastic. It’s the 25,000-calorie snack stadium, and I’m deeming it the greatest invention by humanity since fire or the Playstation.

This. Is. Genius.

The Greatest Snack Food Stadium Ever Built |

Melissa’s Jeopardy! tryout

Melissa did the Internet tryout for Jeopardy! tonight; she had 50 questions to answer and 15 seconds to give each answer. The questions ran the gamut of traditional Jeopardy! stuff, from which celebrity admitted to being shacked up with Samantha Roson (Lindsay Lohan!) to the definition of an erg. Good stuff.

Apparently, the next step is a random selection of the people who took the Internet test tonight, regardless of whether they passed or failed. We’ll see what happens; it’d be awesome if she got a tryout.

REAL Chips

I’ve been a big fan of the packaging that Burger King has been using for the last few years; I always take the time to read the goofy stuff they have printed all over their crowns and fry boxes. It’s good stuff, and I appreciate that they put in the effort to make a fry box more than just a box to hold fries.

REAL Chips takes this philosophy to a whole new level. This packaging alone would sell me the chips if I ever had an opportunity to buy them; this is very inspired work.

DIY: How to write a book – Boing Boing

This article got served up to me by one of the Web sites I follow with my RSS reader at work; it’s a pretty interesting piece by an author named Steven Johnson called “How to Write a Book.” I find myself increasingly more interested in learning more about this type of writing, and reading about Steven’s process was fascinating.

DIY: How to write a book – Boing Boing.